AERU AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH UNIT
 

Publications

2021

  • Wilkes, T.I., Warner, D.J., Edmonds-Brown, V., Davies, K.G. & Denholm, I. (2021). Zero tillage systems conserve arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, enhancing soil glomalin and water stable aggregates with implications for soil stability. Soil Systems, 5(1): 4. DOI.

2020

  • Catulli, M., Reed, N., Tzilivakis, J. & Green, A. (2020). Extending the life of infant mobility products: Implementing a Product Service System. Report for Defra project ABR112 (Project EV0534)/ Re-engineering Business for Sustainability.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Catulli, M. (2020). Life Cycle Assessment: Conventional versus Product Service System approach to the provision of a child car seat (infant carrier): Re-Engineering Business for Sustainability (REBUS). Report for Defra project ABR112 (Project EV0534).
  • Catulli, M., Sopjani, L., Reed, N., Tzilivakis, J. & Green, A. (2020). A socio-technical experiment with a resource efficient product service system. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 199:105364. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annex A: Comparison of implementation and environmental characterisation of NAP measures. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annex B: Nitrate Action Programme characterisation scoring and aggregation methods. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annexes C1-28: Austria to United Kingdom. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annex D: Risk characterisation of all Nitrate Action Programmes. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Establishing a field-based evidence base for the impact of agri-environment options on soil carbon and climate change mitigation – phase 1. Final Report. Work package number: ECM50416. Evidence Programme Reference number: RP04176. Natural England.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Establishing a field-based evidence base for the impact of agri-environment options on soil carbon and climate change mitigation – phase 2. Final Report. Work package number: ECM50416. Evidence Programme Reference number: RP04176. Natural England.
  • Rainford, J., Garthwaite, D., Jones, G., Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Developing a UK Pesticide Load Indicator. Final report for a scoping project undertaken for Defra by FERA Science Limited and the Agriculture & Environment Research Unit at the University of Hertfordshire.

2019

  • Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2019). Evaluation of the Risks of Contaminating Low Erucic Acid Rapeseed with High Erucic Rapeseed and Identification of Mitigation Strategies. Agriculture, 9(9), 190. DOI.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2019). Wild bee toxicity data for pesticide risk assessments. Data, 4(3): 98. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J. & Holland, J.M. (2019). Developing practical techniques for quantitative assessment of ecosystem services on farmland. Ecological Indicators, 106: 105514. DOI.
  • Green, A. (2019). Agricultural waste and pollution. In: Letcher, T.M. & Vallero, D.A. eds. Waste: A Handbook for Management. 2nd edition. London: Academic Press, pp. 531-551. DOI.
  • Green, A. (2019). Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in the UK. In: Jegatheesan, V., Goonetilleke, A., van Leeuwen, J., Kandasamy, J., Warner, D., Myers, B. Bhuiyan, M., Spence, K. & Parker, G. eds. Urban Stormwater and Flood Management: Enhancing the Liveability of Cities. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, pp. 69-101. DOI.
  • Warner, D.J., Lewis, K. & Tzilivakis, J. (2019). Stormwater harvesting and flood mitigation: A UK perspective. In: Jegatheesan, V., Goonetilleke, A., van Leeuwen, J., Kandasamy, J., Warner, D., Myers, B. Bhuiyan, M., Spence, K. & Parker, G. eds. Urban Stormwater and Flood Management: Enhancing the Liveability of Cities. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, pp. 29-47. DOI.
  • Lewis, K., Warner, D.J. & Tzilivakis, J. (2019). Stormwater harvesting. In: Jegatheesan, V., Goonetilleke, A., van Leeuwen, J., Kandasamy, J., Warner, D., Myers, B. Bhuiyan, M., Spence, K. & Parker, G. eds. Urban Stormwater and Flood Management: Enhancing the Liveability of Cities. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, pp. 119-137. DOI.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Charlton, D. & Lewis, K.A. (2019). Determining the climate change mitigation potential of Countryside Stewardship. World Journal of Agriculture and Soil Science Change, 1(2), DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Green, A. &a Lewis, K. (2019). Spatial analysis of the benefits and burdens of Ecological Focus Areas for water-relateecosystem services vulnerable to climate change in Europe. Mitig. Adapt. Strateg. Glob. Change, 24(2): 205-233. DOI.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2019). Implementation of the evidence-based risk assessment for the re-evaluation of Bisphenol A: preparatory work on cross-sectional studies. European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2019). Inventory and synthesis of the biological and toxicological data received in response to the call for data on sweeteners. European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2019). Review and synthesis of data on the potential environmental impact of artificial sweeteners. European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy.

2018

  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J. & Green, A. (2018). Agri-environmental Management in Europe: Sustainable Challenges and Solutions - From Policy Interventions to Practical Farm Management.. 5m Publishing, Sheffield, UK. ISBN: 1912178443

2017

  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2017). Review of the published exposure data to pesticides for residents and bystanders, and for environmental risk assessment: Final report. EFSA supporting publication 2017:EN-1204, 101 pp. DOI.
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. & Warner D.J. (2017). Agricultural climate change mitigation: carbon calculators as a guide for decision making. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 15(6): 645-661. DOI.
  • Lewis, K. & Tzilivakis, J. (2017). Development of a data set of pesticide dissipation rates in/on various plant matrices for the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB). Data, 2(3), 28. DOI.
  • Green, A., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D. & Lewis, K. (2017). Problems of Benchmarking Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Dairy Agriculture. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 24(6): 1470-1489. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J., Green, A. & Lewis, K.A. (2017). Spatial and temporal variability of greenhouse gas emissions from rural development land use operations. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 22(3): 447-467. DOI.
  • Warner, D., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2017). Ecological Focus Areas and beneficial insect (Coleoptera: Carabidae) conservation for pest control: habitat suitability and farm specific factors. In: G. Begg, F. Bianchi, N. Birch, B. Gerowitt, J. Holland, D. Lupi, C. Moonen, M. Ramsden & P. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th IOBC-WPRS Working Group meeting on Landscape Management for Functional Biodiversity (IOBC-WPRS Bulletin vol. 122). Dundee (Scotland, UK), 29-31 March, 6-10.
  • Warner, D., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2017). Prioritising agri-environment options for greenhouse gas mitigation. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 9(1): 104-122. DOI.
  • Warner, D., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2017). Environmental impact assessment of sugar beet and sugar cane grown in the United States. Confidential report to Western Sugar Ltd.
  • Tzilivakis, J. & Warner, D. (2017). Adapting the EFA Calculator software to integrate the outputs from the QuESSA project. Report for EU 7th Framework Programme Project No 311879.
  • Angileri, V., Fasbender, D., Van Eupen, C., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Devos, W., Loudjani, P., Paracchini, M-L. & Terres, J-M. (2017). Using the Ecological Focus Area (EFA) calculator to assess the potential impact of EFA implementation on biodiversity and ecosystem services. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) Technical Report. DOI.

2016

  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K.A. (2016). Rural Development Program measures on cultivated land in Europe to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions – regional “hotspots” and priority measures. Carbon Management, 7(3-4): 205-219. DOI.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D. & Green, A. (2016). An international database for pesticide risk assessments and management. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22(4): 1050-1064. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J., Green, A., Lewis, K.A. & Angileri, V. (2016). An indicator framework to help maximise potential benefits for ecosystem services and biodiversity from ecological focus areas. Ecological Indicators, 69: 859-872. DOI.
  • Warner, D., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. and Lewis, K.A. (2016). A guidance tool to support farmers with ecological focus areas – the benefits of agroforestry for ecosystem services and biodiversity. 3rd European Agroforestry Conference, Montpellier, France.
  • Defra. (2016). Developing farm performance assessment methodologies. Report for Work Package 1.1A, Defra SIP Project 1: Integrated Farm Management for Improved Economic, Environmental and Social Performance (LM0201). Undertaken by : NIAB, IBERS (Aberystwyth University), ADAS, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Bangor University, Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS), University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, Carbon Trust, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Duchy College, University of Exeter, Fera, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), Glasgow Caledonian University, Harper Adams University, University of Hertfordshire, Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF), University of Leeds, Newcastle University, NIAB EMR, University of Nottingham, Organic Research Centre, University of Reading, Rothamsted Research, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Soil Association and Velcourt. [Link to report].
  • AECOM, AERU, RAC & LFAP (2016). Payments for ecosystems services trial in the Loddon catchment. Phase 2 report for Affinity Water, prepared by AECOM, Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU) at the University of Hertfordshire, Reading Agricultural Consultants (RAC) and the Loddon Farm Advice Project (LFAP).

2015

  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Green, A. & Lewis, K.A. (2015). Adapting to climate change: Assessing the vulnerability of ecosystem services in Europe in the context of rural development. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 20(4): 547-572. DOI.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Warner, D.J. (2015). The potential of feed additives to improve the environmental impact of European livestock farming: A multi-issue analysis. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 13(1): 55-68. DOI.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J., Naseby, D., Stedman, J.A. & Chilcott, R.P. (2015). Preparatory work to support the re‐evaluation of botanically defined feed flavouring additives. EFSA Supporting Publications, 12(2): 760E. DOI.
  • AECOM, AERU, RAC & LFAP (2015). Payments for ecosystems services trial in the Loddon catchment. Phase 1 report for Affinity Water, prepared by AECOM, Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU) at the University of Hertfordshire, Reading Agricultural Consultants (RAC) and the Loddon Farm Advice Project (LFAP).
  • Fountain, M., Davies, M., Mounter, D., Hookey, J., Mason, A., Lewis, K.A. & Warner, D.J. (2015). Development of zero and minimal herbicide regimes for controlling weeds on hard surfaces and determining their emissions. Final report for project PS2802. Defra, London.
  • Fountain, M., Davies, M., Mounter, D., Hookey, J., Mason, A., Lewis, K.A. & Warner, D.J. (2015). Best Practice Guidance Notes for Integrated and Non-chemical Amenity Hard Surface Weed Control.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J., Green, A. and Lewis, K.A. (2015). Guidance and tool to support farmers in taking aware decisions on Ecological Focus Areas. Final report for project RC/IPR/2014/H.4/0022/NC, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission.

2014

  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Lewis, K.A. & Warner, D.J (2014). Identifying integrated options for agricultural climate change mitigation. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 6(2): 192-211. DOI.
  • Warner, D.J. (2014). Towards Developing Guidance Notes for Integrated Approaches to Amenity Weed Control. Presented twice on 11 February 2014 University of Hertfordshire & 25 February 2014 Lancaster University.
  • Green, A., Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., & Lewis, K.A. (2014). A Comparison of Carbon Accounting Tools and an Evaluation of Their Potential for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation. In: M. Hassouna & N. Guingand (Eds.), Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock. (pp. 237-240). RMT Élevage et Environnement, Le Rheu, France.
  • Warner, D.J., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J., & Lewis, K.A. (2014). Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduced by Agri-Environment Schemes on Improved Grassland Grazed by Intensive Beef Cattle. In: M. Hassouna & N. Guingand (Eds.), Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock. (pp. 237-240). RMT Élevage et Environnement, Le Rheu, France.
  • Fountain, M., Hookey, J., Mounter, D. & Warner, D.J. (2014). Development of zero and minimal herbicide regimes for controlling weeds on hard surfaces and determining their emissions and effectiveness and comparisons with more traditional approaches. Towards Developing Guidance Notes for Integrated Approaches to Amenity Weed Control. 11 February 2014 University of Hertfordshire and 25 February 2014, University of Lancaster.
  • Lewis, K.A., Madden, A., Tammam, J., Tzilivakis, J. & Vafeiadou, K. (2014). Final evidence report as part of preparatory work for the setting of Dietary Reference Values for magnesium, copper, and phosphorus. EFSA project report for NP/EFSA/NUTRI/2014/01 Lot 2.
  • Lewis, K.A., Madden, A., Tammam, J., Tzilivakis, J. & Vafeiadou, K. (2014). Final evidence report as part of preparatory work for the setting of Dietary Reference Values for sodium and chloride. EFSA project report for NP/EFSA/NUTRI/2014/01 Lot 3.

2013

  • Catulli, M., Lindley, J., Reed, N., Green, A., Kiri, S. P. & Hyseni, H. (2013). What is Mine is NOT Yours: Further Insight on what Access-Based Consumption says about Consumers. In: R.W. Belk, L. Price & L. Peñaloza (Eds.) Research in Consumer Behaviour: Volume 15 - Consumer Culture Theory. (pp. 185-208). Emerald Books, Bingley, UK.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J., Stedman, A. & Naseby, D. (2013). Review of substances/agents that have direct beneficial effect on the environment: Mode of action and assessment of efficacy. EFSA Supporting Publication 2013:EN-440. European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy.[Download].
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. & Green, A. (2013). Agricultural carbon calculators - choosing the right one. Presented at 'Producing More for Less', Birmingham, UK, 16-17 January 2013.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2013). The Waitrose Pesticide Load Indicator. Waitrose Annual Technical Conference for the Fresh Produce Supply base, 13 November 2013.
  • Warner, D.J. (2013). Development of low/no herbicide regimes for amenity weed control. Waitrose Technical Conference, Waitrose, Allington, Kent, 12th November 2013.
  • Warner, D.J. (2013). Land Carbon Management Plans & Carbon Footprinting. Waitrose Technical Conference, Waitrose, Allington, Kent, 12th November 2013.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Slater, R.I.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2013). Measuring the Extent to Which Greenhouse Gas Emission Savings Achieved by Environmental Stewardship are Displaced On-farm - Natural England Report NECR121. Natural England, York, UK. [Download].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K., Green, A., Warner, D., Fialkiewicz, W., Olearczyk, D., Bordet, C. & Langevin, B. (2013). Optimal Design of Climate Change Policies Through the EU's Rural Development Policy: Final Report to the European Commission. European Commission, Brussels.

2012

  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Tzilivakis, J. (2012). Carbon accounting tools: are they fit for purpose in the context of arable cropping. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 11(2): 159-175. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J., McGeever,K. & Lewis, K.A. (2012). A framework for practical and effective eco-labelling of food products. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 3(1): 50-73. DOI. [Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013]
  • Tavernini, S., Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2012). The application of the concept of water footprint at brand level: A case study in an Italian company. Final report for MSc in Environmental Management, University of Hertfordshire.

2011

  • Tzilivakis, J. (2011). The climate change mitigation potential of an EU farm: towards a farm-based integrated assessment. European Commission meeting of agri-environment correspondents, Brussels, Belgium, 18 March 2011.
  • Lewis, K. & Green, A. (2011). The Pesticide Properties DataBase. Chemistry International, 33(3): 30-31. [Download].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A. & Warner, D.J. (2011). A Novel Technique for Identifying Environmental Outcomes from Agricultural Practices. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 29(1): 2-10. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J., MacMillan, T & McGeevor, K. (2011). Effective approaches to environmental labelling of food products. Final Report for Defra Project FO0419. January 2011.
  • Warner, D.J., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J., & Lewis, K.A. (2011). A revisit to previous research into the current and potential climate change mitigation effects of environmental stewardship. Final report for Defra project BD5007.

2010

  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A. & Warner, D.J. (2010). The Climate Change Mitigation Potential of an EU Farm: Towards a Farm-Based Integrated Assessment: Final Report for EC Project ENV.B.1/ETU/2009/0052. European Commission, Brussels.
  • Warner, D.J., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. & Green, A. (2010). Integrated Management Options for Agricultural Climate Change Mitigation (IMPACCT). Proceedings of ‘The Dundee Conference Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2010’, University of Dundee, 23 – 24 February 2010.
  • Warner, D.J., Davies, M., Hipps, N., Osborne, N., Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2010). Greenhouse gas emissions and energy use in UK-grown short-day strawberry (Fragaria xananassa Duch) crops. Journal of Agricultural Science, 148(6): 667-681. DOI.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J. & Warner, D.J. (2010). The contribution of UK farm assurance schemes to environmental policy: Research Update Brief. University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. [Download].
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J. & Warner, D.J. (2010). The contribution of UK farm assurance schemes towards desirable environmental policy outcomes. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 8(4): 237–249. DOI.
  • Green, A. (2010). Coming to a tower block near you - Vertical farming: farming fantasy or farming future? Public Service Review: Central Government, 20: 212-214.

2009

  • Coles, A.J., Lewis, K.A. & Sims, R. (2009). Observing novel soil conditioners for carbon emissions mitigation. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 1(3), 255-273.
  • Dubus, I., Azimonti, G., Bach, M., Barriuso, E., Bidoglio, G., Bouraoui, F., Centofanti, T., Coquet, Y., Feisel, B., Fialkiewicz, W., Fowler, H., Galimberti, F., Grizzetti, B., Højberg, A., Hollis, J., Jarvis, N., Kajewski, I., Kjær, J., Krasnicki, S., Lewis, K., Lobnik, F., Lolos, P., Moeys, J., Nolan, T., Rasmussen, P., Réal, B., Reichenberger, S., Šinkovec, M., Stenemo, F., Suhadolic, M., Surdyk, N., Tzilivakis, J., Vaudour, T., Avoulidou-Theodorou, E., Windhorst, E. & Wurm, D. (2009). The FOOTPRINT Software Tools: Pesticide Risk Assessment and Management in the EU at different spatial scales. Presented at CEMEPE & SECOTOX June 2009, Mykonos, Greece.
  • Lewis, K.A. (2009). FOOTPRINT Pesticide Properties Database: why and how it was developed and its future role in environmental risk assessments. Invited paper presented at 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington DC, August 16-20th 2009.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K.A. (2009). The FOOT-FS software system: An overview. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2009). Pesticide Properties Database: An overview. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2009). Pesticide Properties Database: Usage and Uptake. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2009). The Pesticide Properties DataBase: Beyond FOOTPRINT. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A. & Warner, D.J. (2009). Assessment of Reduction in Environmental Burdens Through Targeted Measures Compared with Whole Farm Approaches in Cropping and Livestock Systems: Final Report for Defra Project IF0131. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

2008

  • Lewis K.A., Tzilivakis J, Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Coles A.J. (2008) Farm Assurance Schemes – Can they improve farming standards? British Food Journal, 110(11): 1088-1105.
  • Coles, A.J.C., Sims, R.E.H. & Lewis, K.A. (2008). Woody Biomass Energy Crops: possibilities for physical and biological carbon sequestration. Poster presented at Agriculture and the Environment VII, Land Management in a Changing Environment, 26-27 March 2008, Edinburgh.
  • Warner, D.J., Allen-Williams, L.J., Warrington, S., Ferguson, A.W. & Williams, I.H. (2008). Implications for conservation biocontrol of spatio-temporal relationships between carabid beetles and coleopterous pests in winter oilseed rape. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 10: 375-387.
  • Körner, O., Warner, D., Tzilivakis, J., Eveleens, B. & Heuvelink, E. (2008). Decision Support for Optimising Energy Consumption in European Greenhouses. Acta Hort. (ISHS), 801: 803-810.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Korner, O., Eveleens, B., Heuvelink, E. & Lewis, K.A. (2008). GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses: D16: Core SME greenhouse growers final energy consumption data. European Commission, Brussels.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Korner, O., Eveleens, B., Heuvelink, E. & Lewis, K.A. (2008). GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses: D6/D7/D8: Reference Greenhouse, Core Calculation Module and Graphical User Interface for the Energy Auditing Tool (EAT). Final Version. European Commission, Brussels.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Korner, O., Eveleens, B., Heuvelink, E. & Lewis, K.A. (2008). GREENERGY - Energy optimisation in European greenhouses: D9: Delivery of the Energy Auditing Tool (EAT). European Commission, Brussels.
  • Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2008). The impact on greenhouse gas emissions of the revised Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones. Final Report for Project WT0757NVZ. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

2007

  • Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2007). The Agricultural Document Library (ADLib) and its applications. Proceedings of the European Federation for IT in Agriculture (EFITA) conference 2-5 July 2007, Glasgow.
  • Lewis, K., Green A. & Tzilivakis J. (2007). A Pesticide database holding fate and ecological values. Report DL24 of the FP6 EU-funded FOOTPRINT project, 28p.
  • Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2007). The Beta version of FOOT-FS. Report DL26 of the FP6 EU-funded FOOTPRINT project, 28p.
  • Green, A., Winspear, R. & Lewis, K. (2007). Integrating Strategies for Wildlife Management into Agri-environment Payment Schemes: A Decision Support Approach. EFITA/WCCA Conference Glasgow, July 2007.
  • Lewis, K., Green, A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2007). Development of an improved pesticide properties database for risk assessment applications. EFITA/WCCA Conference Glasgow, July 2007.
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. Dubus, I.G. & Coles, A. (2007). FOOTPRINT - Creating tools for Pesticide Risk Assessment and Management in Europe. Poster presented at Voluntary Initiative Meeting, SCI York.
  • van der Werf, H.M.G., Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A. & Basset-Mens, C. (2007). Environmental impacts of farm scenarios according to five assessment methods. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 118: 327-338.
  • Warner, D.J., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J., & Lewis, K.A. (2007). Research into the current and potential climate change mitigation impacts of environmental stewardship. Final report for Defra project BD2302.

2006

  • Dubus, I., Azimonti, G., Bach, M., Barriuso, E., Bidoglio, G., Bouraoui, F., Fialkiewicz, W., Fowler, H., François, O., Højberg, A., Hollis, J., Jarvis, N., Kajewski, I., Kjær, J., Lewis, K., Lobnik, F., Lolos, P., Réal, B., Reichenberger, S., Stenemo, F., Suhadolc, M. & Vavoulidou-Theodorou. E. (2006). Developing functional tools for pesticide risk assessment and management at various scales in Europe: the EU project FOOTPRINT. SCI Conference. Pesticide Behaviour in Soils, Water and Air. Warwick.
  • Lewis K.A., Tzilivakis J, Green, A. & Warner, D.J. (2006). Horticulture and the environment in the Southern Region. Final report for the Environment Agency (Southern region).

2005

  • Tzilivakis, J., Jaggard, K., Lewis, K.A., May, M. & Warner, D.J. (2005). An assessment of the energy inputs and greenhouse gas emissions in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) production in the UK. Agricultural Systems, 85: 101-119.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Jaggard, K., Lewis, K.A., May, M. & Warner, D.J. (2005). Environmental impact and economic assessment for UK sugar beet production systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 107: 341-358.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis K.A. & Williamson, A.R. (2005). A prototype framework for assessing risks to soil functions. EIA Review, 25: 181-195.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A. & Warner, D.J. (2005). Comparison of Assured Food Standards to Cross Compliance. Report prepared for Assured Food Standards by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU) at the University of Hertfordshire (UH) in collaboration with TLR Ltd.
  • Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2005). Harmonisation of the Assured Food Standards (AFS). Report prepared for Assured Food Standards by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU) at the University of Hertfordshire (UH).
  • Warner, D.J., Davies, M., Hipps, N., Osborne, N., Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2005). Sustainability of UK Strawberry Crop. Final report for Defra project HH3606.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2005). Utilising the Assured Produce Scheme for technology transfer activities. Final report for Defra project HH3816NX.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2005). Content audit study. Final report for Defra project TVA 8188.

2004

  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. & Green, A. (2004). Challenges and opportunities for land managers to achieve a more integrated approach to land and water management. BCPC Conference. Glasgow November 2004.
  • Ferguson, A.W., Campbell, J.M., Warner, D.J., Watts, N.P., Schmidt, J.E.U. & Williams, I.H. (2004). Phenology and spatial distributions of Dasineura brassicae and its parasitoids in a crop of winter oilseed rape: implications for integrated pest management. IOBC wprs Working Group 'Integrated protection in oilseed crops', 30-31 March 2004, Rothamsted Research, UK.
  • Jaggard, K., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2004) Beet and the environment. British Sugar Beet Review 72(2), 34-37.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Green. A. (2004). Managing on-farm environmental impact using EMA. Proceedings of Crop Protection in Northern Britain. 24-25 February 2004, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK. Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Scotland, UK.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2004). New initiatives for maintaining on-farm environmental protection. Aspects of Applied Biology, 72, 209-216.
  • Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2004). The development and use of farm level indicators in England. Sustainable Development 12, 107-120.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Turley, D.B., Ogilvy, S.E., Lewis, K.A. & Lawson, K. (2004). Assessing the environmental impact of crop protection strategies for integrated farming systems. Agronomie, 24, 67-76.

2003

  • Brown, C.D., Hart, A., Lewis, K.A. & Dubus, I.G. (2003). p-EMA (I): simulating the environmental fate of pesticides for a farm-level risk assessment system. Agronomie, 23: 67-74.
  • Hart, A., Brown, C.D., Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2003). p-EMA (II): evaluating ecological risks of pesticides for a farm-level risk assessment system. Agronomie, 23: 75-84.
  • Lewis, K.A., Brown, C.D., Hart, A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2003). p-EMA (III): overview and application of a software system designed to assess the environmental risk of agricultural pesticides. Agronomie, 23: 85-96.
  • Warner, D.J., Allen-Williams, L.J., Warrington, S., Ferguson A.W. & Williams, I.H. (2003). Mapping, characterisation, and comparison of the spatio-temporal distributions of cabbage stem flea beetle (Psylliodes chrysocephala), carabids, and Collembola in a crop of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 109(3): 225-234.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Hipps, N., Davies, M., Osborne, N., & Lewis, K.A. (2003). Environmental impact assessment of the UK strawberry crop. Proceedings of the International Fertiliser Society and Dahlia Greidinger Symposium. Izmir, Turkey, 7 – 10 December 2003, pages 396 - 398.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Kerr, S. (2003). Investigation of Varietal Characteristics Required for Sustainable Agriculture. Final report for Defra project VS0128.

2002

  • Calvert, A., Hall, A.M. & Lewis, K.A. (2002). Environmental auditing of the hardy nursery stock sector. Presented at the SCI Conference on Growing Media in Horticulture - Quality Requirements, at the SCI, Belgrave Square, London, February 19th 2002.
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. & Warner, D.J. (2002). Indicators of agricultural sustainability - are they relevant to grassland management? Proceedings of the British Grassland Society Winter Conference - Profitable Grass and Forage: Meeting the needs of the farmer and sosciety. 27-28 November 2002, Stafford, UK. The British Grassland Society, Reading, UK.
  • Padel, S., Tzilivakis, J., Measures, M., Stockdale, E. & Watson, C. (2002). Development of software to plan conversion to organic production (OrgPlan). Proceedings of COR Colloquium of Organic Researchers, Aberystwyth, 26-28 March 2002.
  • Reus, J., Leendertse, P., Bockstaller, C., Fomsgaard, I., Gutsche, V., Lewis, K., Nilsson, C., Pussemier, L.,Trevisan, M., Van der Werf, H., Alfarroba, F., Blümel, S., Isart, J., McGrath, D. & Seppälä, T. (2002). Comparison and evaluation of eight pesticide environmental risk indicators developed in Europe and recommendations for future use. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 90: 177–187.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Jaggard, K., Lewis, K.A., May, M. & Warner, D.J. (2002). Environmental assessment of sugar beet production. Proceedings of the 65th IIRB (International Institute for Beet Research) Congress, Brussels, February 13-14 2002.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Calvert, A. (2002). Priorities for the Environmental Protection of Soil. R&D Project Record P5-055 for the Environment Agency.

2001

  • Faulkner, H., Green, A., Pellaumail, K. & Weaver, T. (2001). Residents' perceptions of water quality improvements following remediation work in the Pymme's Brook catchment, north London, UK. Journal of Environmental Management, 62: 239-254.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Brown, C.D. & Hart, A. (2001). On-farm risk assessment of agricultural pesticides. Proceedings of the Third European Conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (vol. 1). June 18-20, 2001, Montpellier, France: 37-41.
  • Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (2001). The development of software to support planning conversion to organic agriculture. Proceedings of the Third European Conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (vol. 1). June 18-20, 2001, Montpellier, France: 119-123.

2000

  • Faulkner, H., Edmonds-Brown, V. & Green, A. (2000) Problems of quality designation in diffusely polluted urban streams - the case of Pymme's Brook, North London. Environmental Pollution, 109(1): 91-107.
  • Green, A. & Faulkner, H. (2000). An assessment of the suitability of the Environment Agency's water quality classification system for use in urban catchments. Water and Environmental Management, 14(2), 131-139.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (2000). The role of the EMA software in integrated crop management and its commercial uptake. Pest Management Science, 56: 969-973.
  • Reus J., Leendertse P., Brockstaller C., Fomsgaard I., Gutsche V., Lewis K.A., Nilsson C., Pussemier L., Trevisan M., van der Werf H., Alfarroba F., Blumel S., Isart J., McGrath D. & Seppala T. (2000). Comparing environmental risk indicators for pesticides: results of the European CAPER Project. Symposium Pesticide Chemistry, Paper XI.
  • Warner, D.J., Allen-Williams, L.J., Ferguson, A.W. & Williams, I.H. (2000). Pest-predator spatial relationships in winter rape: implications for integrated crop management. Pest Management Science, 56(11): 977-982.

1999

  • ECOTEC Research and Consultancy, University of Hertfordshire, Central Science Laboratory & University of Newcastle upon Tyne. (1999). Design of a Tax or Charge Scheme for Pesticides, ISBN 1 851121 60 9, DETR.
  • Hansen O.M., Breembroek, J.A., Lewis K.A. & Janssens S.R.M. (1999). Nutrient Record-Keeping and Reporting for Legislation, Crop Assurance and Traceability. Invited paper to the International Fertiliser Society Conference, Robinson College, Cambridge 8-10 December. Proceedings No. 440 ISBN 0 85310 075 6.
  • Lewis, K.A. (1999). Pesticide environmental performance indicators - pesticide assessment with the EMA II package (Environmental Management For Agriculture) presented at the CAPER conference 18-20 March 1999, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and published in the CAPER Final report by CLM March 1999.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J. & Tzilivakis, J. (1999). Developing an emissions inventory from farm data. Journal of Environmental Management, 55: 183-197.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Broom, C., Lewis, K.A., Tucker, P., Drummond, C. & Cook, R. (1999). A strategic environmental assessment method for agricultural policy in the UK. Land Use Policy, 16: 223-234.
  • Tzilivakis, J. & Lewis, K.A. (1999). Environmental Management for Agriculture (EMA) and Sustainable Agriculture. In Schiefer, G. et al. (Eds.) Perspectives of Modern Information and Communication Systems in Agriculture, Food Production and Environmental Control (Volume A) Proceedings of the Second European Conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment. September 27-30, 1999, Bonn, Germany: 175-185.

1998

  • Lewis, K.A. & Bardon, K.S. (1998). A computer based informal environmental management system for agriculture. Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, 13: 123-127.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J. & Thomas, M.R. (1998). Pesticide policies, practices and initiatives - can the UK's know-how be transferred to Chile? International Conference on Pesticide use in Developing Countries: Impact on health and the environment, Costa Rica February 1998.
  • Lewis, K.A. & Tzilivakis, J. (1998). Evaluating a technique used to measure environmental performance within agriculture - Case studies. Eco-management and Auditing, 5(3): 126-135.
  • Tucker, P., Ferguson, C. & Tzilivakis, J. (1998). Integration of environmental assessment indicators into the site assessment procedures. In Lerner, D.N. and Walton, N.R.G. (Eds.), Contaminated land and groundwater: Future directions. Geological society 14, 127-133.
  • Tzilivakis, J. (1998). Sustainable waste management. Warmer Bulletin, 58: 20-21.

1997

  • Lewis, K.A. Newbold, M.J. & Broom, C.E. (1997). An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level: Part 2 evaluation, examples and piloting. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 68: 281-289.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J., Hall, A.M. & Broom, C.E. (1997). An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level: Part 1 theory and development. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 68: 275-280.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Skinner, J.A. & Bardon, K.S. (1997). Environmental best practice advisory system for agriculture. EFITA Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1997.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Skinner, J.A., Finch, J., Kaho, T., Newbold, M.J. & Bardon, K.S. (1997). Scoring and ranking farmland conservation activities to evaluate environmental performance and encourage sustainable farming. Sustainable Development, 5(2): 71-78.
  • Newbold, M.J., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Finch, J., Kaho, T., Skinner, J.A. & Bardon, K.S. (1997). The options for informal environmental management: The agricultural industry highlighted. Eco-Management and Auditing, 4(1): 22-27.
  • Skinner, J.A., Lewis, K.A., Bardon K.S., Tucker, P., Catt, J.A. & Chambers, B.J. (1997). An overview of the environmental impacts of agriculture in the UK. Journal of Environmental Management, 50: 111-128.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Broom, C.E. & Lewis, K.A. (1997). In search of sustainable CAP: Assessing the environmental impacts of agricultural policy. European Environment Conference, September 1997, Leeds.

1996

  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J. & Bardon, K.S. (1996). A decision support system for environmental management of agriculture: An eco-rating system for pesticide use. Poster Session on Food Sustainability. Conference Proceedings Eco-Informa '96, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, November 1996.

1995

  • Edwards, G.M., Green, A., Quinton, J.N. & Morgan, R.P.C. (1995). The influence of rooting density and root morphology on saturated hydraulic conductivity. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Erosion and Landscape Degradation in the Mediterranean - 14-18 June 1995, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.
  • Johnston, A.R. & Lewis, K.A. (1995). The Effectiveness of Environmental Performance Measures in Ensuring Sustainable Development: The Water and Agricultural Industries Highlighted. Sustainable Development Journal, 3(3): 140-148.
  • Tucker, P., Lewis, K.A. & Skinner, J.A. (1995). Environmental Management in Agriculture: An Expert System Approach. Eco-Management and Auditing Journal, 3(1): 9-13.

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